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THE CHILDREN’S LIFE OF THE BEE


BY

MAURICE MAETERLINCK

SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY
ALFRED SUTRO AND HERSCHEL WILLIAMS

ILLUSTRATED BY
EDWARD J. DETMOLD



COPYRIGHT, 1919,
BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, INC.


CONTENTS
I.
II.
III.
IV.
V.
VI.
ON THE THRESHOLD OF THE HIVE
THE SWARM
THE FOUNDATION OF THE CITY
THE YOUNG QUEENS
THE MASSACRE OF THE MALES

THE PROGRESS OF THE RACE


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“The black throng issues, or rather pours forth, in a throbbing, quivering stream”

In the heart of the flower

“And the bees, forming a circle around the two, will eagerly watch the strange duel”

“The queen takes possession together with her servants, guardians and counsellors”

The Sphinx

"THE BLACK THRONG ISSUES, OR RATHER POURS FORTH, IN A THROBBING, QUIVERING STREAM"


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